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Insight from Kiva on Meaningful Partnerships

Justin Renfro, our phenomenal guest speaker from Kiva Zip, shared his organization's innovative approach to micro-loans and entrepreneurship:

  • What does it mean to transform entrepreneurship into a community effort and democratize capital?
  • Risk tolerance enables us to go downstream and support MORE amazing start-ups and entrepreneurs that would otherwise be marginalized....

The Intersection of Social Impact and Tech Innovation

by Alex, AsylumConnect Secretary

On January 19, 2016, the Millennium Campus Network hosted a webinar with AsylumConnect on Socially Impactful Technology. I am the Secretary for the AsylumConnect team, which is a part of the Millennium Campus Network’s Peace Campaign. We had two fantastic speakers for the webinar, both of whom are attuned to using technology to for social justice.

Millennium Fellow Spotlight

Kayle Valdez is a sophomore at Miami Dade Honors College, studying English and education. In the future, Kayle hopes to establish a middle school that no only focuses on academic education, but that is also rooted in world issues, grounded in an environment that encourages community involvement. As the Outreach Director of Human Rights Alliance at Miami Dade, Kayle has already demonstrated a passion for global issues and her unwavering dedication to more wide spread education regarding social issues...

Peace in the Digital Age

On November 17, the Millennium Campus Network hosted a webinar with AsylumConnect on Peace in the Digital Age. I am the Secretary for the AsylumConnect team, which is a part of the Millennium Campus Network’s Peace Campaign. We had two fantastic speakers for the webinar, both of whom are attuned to social media.

First, Mackenzie Thomas spoke to us about getting people engaged to your cause online. Thomas is an Associate Product Manager in Search and Civics at Google. She advised to make media content easily “digest-able” and easily “share-able...”